College of Visual Arts: Review & Facts

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College of Visual Arts is a private not-for-profit school with 180 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1924 and is one of the 15 colleges and schools located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings

College of Visual Arts will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree.

College of Visual Arts implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 4 majors. The most popular concentrations are Graphic Design and Animation and Art. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.

Student Retention
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at College of Visual Arts is low at 59% (below Minnesota average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
The graduation rate at College of Visual Arts is low: 31%.

Student to faculty ratio at College of Visual Arts is good - 8:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition price is very high - around $25,200 a year. The additional fees at College of Visual Arts beyond tuition are about $600; this comes to $25,800 a year.

Read the details about College of Visual Arts additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to recent data, 160 applications were submitted and 118 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

College of Visual Arts might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
The undergraduate application fee at College of Visual Arts is $40.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to College of Visual Arts and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (651) 757-4000 or check College of Visual Arts Website.

Opportunities and Services

College of Visual Arts offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at College of Visual Arts, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

At this moment there is no on-campus housing at College of Visual Arts.

College of Visual Arts Location and Maps

Post Address: College of Visual Arts, 344 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102-2199, USA
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